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Botanical Drawing in Color: A Basic Guide to Mastering Realistic Form and Naturalistic Color

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Publisher Comments:

Botanical Drawing In Color offers a thorough immersion into the world of scientifically accurate, three-dimensional, and artistically rendered natural illustration. Whether you’re just broaching this unique skill or are already an expert, these step-by-step instructions are an invaluable reference guide, written by one of the nation’s leading experts in the field, Wendy Hollender.  Each lesson here increases in complexity to build your skill set in a clear, concise, and accessible way. With a focus on the natural world through the botanical life-cycle, each project is not only a technical study, but a beautiful piece of artwork in and of itself.

 

Learn:

   • Single light source toning technique

   • Principles of perspective for drawing flowers

   • The fundamentals of plant anatomy

   • Colored pencil techniques and color theory of the natural world

Synopsis:

A thorough immersion in the art of botanical drawing, this book is sure to attract both aspiring and more experienced artists seeking scientific accuracy and the illusion of 3-dimension in their botanical artwork.

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About the Author

WENDY HOLLENDER is the coordinator of botanical art and illustration at the Westchester Arts Workshop and the New York Botanical Garden. Her work has been featured in the prestigious Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation’s 13th International Exhibition of Botanical Art & Illustration at Carnegie Mellon University. She is the founder of WH Art & Design and a member of the American Society of Botanical Artists, the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden Florilegium, and the New York Botanical Garden Board of Advisors. 

 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780823007066
Author:
Hollender, Wendy
Publisher:
Watson-Guptill Publications
Subject:
Botanical illustration -- Technique.
Subject:
Color drawing -- Technique.
Subject:
Techniques - Drawing
Subject:
Color Theory
Subject:
Drawing
Subject:
Art - Drawing
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20100731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
352 4-COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
11.10x8.58x.39 in. 1.30 lbs.

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